PURDUE UNIVERSITY | COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS | ADMINIS TRATION
David A. Reingold
Justin S. Morrill Dean of the
College of Liberal Arts
Senior Associate Dean
Director of Development
Director of Alumni Relations
and Special Events
Chief Operating Officer
Director of Information Technology
Associate Dean for Undergraduate
Education and International Programs
Director of Financial Affairs
Associate Dean for Research and
Barbara Hart Dixon
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DAN RHINE (BA, Patti & Rusty Rueff School of
Visual and Performing Arts) was named a national
finalist for the HDI Desktop Support Technician
of the Year. He is the service desk manager for
the Information Technology at Purdue Customer
OLIVER BEATTY (BA, History; MS 2008, College
of Education) became the tribal prosecutor for the
Standing Rock Reservation Sioux Tribe and the
special assistant U.S. attorney for North Dakota
and South Dakota.
SABRINA COOK LIST (BA, Brian Lamb School
of Communication) became vice president of
marketing and communications for the 500
Festival in Indianapolis, IN.
GEORGE POPOVAC (BA, History) became
director of managed care analytics at Surgical
Care Affiliates in Pasadena, CA.
SARAH LAYDEN (MFA, English) published
the novel Trip Through Your Wires (Engine
JACQUELINE HILLS (BA, Brian Lamb School of
Communication) became the director of marketing
and communications at Purdue Polytechnic
Institute at Purdue University.
RYAN MUNDEN (BA, Sociology) became partner
at Reiling, Teder and Schrier LLC in Lafayette, IN.
CLINTON BOHM (BA, Political Science) became
assistant deputy director for the Department of
Child Services in Indianapolis, IN.
KIMBERLY ROSENFIELD (BA, History) accepted a
position with the American Bar Association as an
executive book editor.
JIMMY COX (BA, Political Science and History)
became student program coordinator for the
Purdue Alumni Association.
ERICA HAGUE (BA, History) became the
collections assistant for the Atlanta History Center
in Atlanta, GA.
MARK JOHNSON (BA, History) published the
article The Best Notes Made the Most Votes: W.C.
Handy, E.H. Crump, and Black Music as Politics in
the quarterly journal Southern Cultures.
ASHLEY SCOTT (BA, Brian Lamb School of
Communication) was named a 2015 Woman
of Distinction by the Lafayette Y WCA. She also
became the parent and community coordinator for
George H. Fisher Elementary in Indianapolis, IN.
CHELSEA HAYES (BA, Brian Lamb School of
Communication) founded The Coaching Factory,
LLC in Los Angeles, CA.
JOHNNY SMITH (PhD, History) wrote The Sons of
Westwood: John Wooden, UCLA, and the Dynasty
that Changed College Basketball (University of
Illinois Press, 2013), which was selected as one
of Choice magazine’s outstanding academic titles
AMANDA BARNETT (BA, Brian Lamb School
of Communication) accepted the position
as executive assistant to the head of global
government relations with JPMorgan Chase &
Company in Washington, D.C.
MEGAN FINGERT (BA, Brian Lamb School of
Communication) became an account executive
at Bennet Group Strategic Communications in
EMILY SCHROEDER (BA, Political Science) won
the National Trial Competition trophy while
representing IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law at
the 40th annual competition.
DANIEL VAN DE VOORDE (BA, Brian Lamb
School of Communication; BS, College of Health
and Human Sciences) became the manager of
team development for Strata Decision Technology
in Chicago, IL.
NEIL CHIDALEK (BA, Sociology) was sworn
in as an officer for the Lafayette, Indiana
ERIKA CORNELIUS SMITH (PhD, History)
accepted an assistant professorship in the
Department of History and Political Science at
Nichols College in Dudley, MA.